China, US hold 'constructive, candid' talks on trade issues


China, US hold 'constructive, candid' talks on trade issues


Belt and Road Initiative marks 5th anniversary

The initiative connects China with Europe, the Middle East, South Asia and Africa via the Old Silk Road and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road. 

Xi calls for strengthening Party leadership over law-based governance

President Xi Jinping on Friday called for strengthening the centralized and unified leadership of the Communist Party of China over advancing law-based governance in all areas.

Shanghai, HK ink cooperation deals

Shanghai and Hong Kong have signed over a dozen additional deals to enhance cooperation during the visit of a delegation led by Shanghai Mayor Ying Yong to Hong Kong this week.

China revises regulations on economic census

The Chinese government has revised regulations on national economic census to guarantee the accuracy and timeliness of economic data, government officials said on Friday.
Foreign views

I know you love the Bund, but there's more to Shanghai!

I thought it was high time we had a talk about what this city has to offer visitors, because there's more than just the Bund, you know.

Sun Yang retains 1500m freestyle title in Asian Games

Three times in a row, triple Olympic champion Sun proved he is the King of the 1500m freestyle as he claimed his third Asian Games champion in the men's 1500m in Jakarta on Friday.

Man banned from train travel after occupying stranger's seat

A man was banned from buying train tickets for a period of time after forcibly occupying another passenger's seat on a train on August 21, Jinan railway authorities said on Friday.

Souped-up tricycles being targeted by police

Police have seized 920 unlicensed tricycles since August, 580 of which were "souped-up" with extra power units.

New dinosaurs discovered in China reveal myth of reduced 'fingers'

Two new dinosaurs discovered in China may help solve the long mystery of how some of these creatures reduced and lost their "fingers" through evolution.

Joint AI lab founded by Jiao Tong University and Xinyan

Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Shanghai Xinyan AI technology announced today that they will establish a joint lab covering AI research and applications for the finance industry.

Strong results for AIA in H1, led by China business performance

Boosted by strong growth in China, AIA Group announced on Friday that it delivered double-digit growth across its main financial metrics for the six months ended 30 June 2018.

'The Magic Flute' to be performed in special outdoor sessions

Prince Tamino from "The Magic Flute" will have a unique adventure in modern Shanghai, as an outdoor version of the opera to be presented here this weekend.

Cartoon series adapted into live stage drama

Since its debut in 2007, "The Legend of Qin" has nurtured a large base of fans for its vivid depiction of a martial arts world and Chinese heroes during the ancient Qin Dynasty.

LexinFintech sees strong business growth in Q2

Boosted by its financial services, LexinFintech, China's leading online consumer finance platform for educated young adults, announced big business growth in the second quarter.

Huawei calls Australia 5G ban 'politically motivated'

Australia's 5G ban is "politically motivated" and will hurt consumers and the country's digital economy, and Huawei will "take all possible measures" to protect its rights.

Oppo releases new 3D camera technology

Oppo has released 3D camera tech, featuring AR and AI in the new phone models.

An autumn of ultra cool music to warm jazz

September is coming. Autumn is almost here, although the weather is still hot. As usual, the Shanghai Daily's guide team has prepared an event list  for you to enjoy this autumn.

Chinese envoy calls for int'l consensus on fight against terrorism

A Chinese envoy to the United Nations on Thursday called for international consensus in the fight against terrorism.

Two tasty ways to survive the sizzling summer heat

Some food and beverage trends are getting people from all over the city to line up to try in the gruelling summer.